15. Crested Gecko Crested Gecko are usually popular these days as they are very easy to care for and easy to breed for those looking to get into that aspect of the hobby.

14. Red-Eared Slider The Red-Eared Slider eats in water and is omnivorous.

13. Russian Tortoise If you are looking for a pet that will be in the family for generations ( No, seriously…. I’m talking up to 50 years) and stays relatively small with low maintenance habit requirements, then the Russian tortoise may just be for you!

12. Water Dragon Water dragons are full of personality and spunk! With easily attainable habitat requirements, you get to spend more time enjoying them then caring for them.

11. African Sulcata Tortoise The Sulcata Tortoise (Geochelone Sulcata), also known as the African spurred tortoise, is one of the largest tortoise species in the world.

10. Corn or Rat Snake the Corn Snake makes a wonderful choice for those new to Reptiles or children because of their mild temperament and easy to care for.

9. Ball Python For those who like a leg-less companion, ball pythons are one of the most popular choices.

8. Eastern Box Turtles Eastern box turtles live in varied climates, so they are quite adaptable and are Omnivores.

7. Chameleon Some may say Chameleons are not great for beginners but it’s mainly due to the environment they need as it has to be very precise.

6. Blue Tongue Skink Well-socialized blue Tongue Skinks enjoy hanging out outside of their tank and spending time with their humans.

5. leopard Gecko These cute little creatures are the darling of the lizard world, with their smiling faces and big bright eyes. Leopard Gecko is a perfect place to start with reptiles.

4. Anole This Cool lizard boasts a colorful neck pouch and is a great choice for novice Reptile pet parents. Anoles can live more than five years and grow up to 8 inches long.

3. Bearded Dragon They have great personalities individual to each one and make great additions to the family.

2. Argentine Black and White Tegu These lizards are not only friendly but they have even been described as “dog-like” in their behavior toward their owners.

1. King Snake King snakes are great beginners’ pets as well, and come in a variety of species that are good as pets.